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in mind, edith windsor is legally married. she was legally married in canada. she lives in new york for marriage equality where it's legal. her suit against the united states isn't asking to be legally married. it's to have the federal government recognize her legal marriage. >> right. >> vis-a-vis the internal revenue service. because when her partner of 42 years died, she owed $363,000 in federal estate taxes that she would not have to pay if her spouse had been a man. >> and that's a great point because she was legally married in canada, lived in a state that marriage equality is legal. so we're not asking in this case for them to affirm the marriage. it's just for them to affirm where she is legally married that the federal government has to respect that, rich around. >> yes, that's true. but i think that the big picture we want to emphasize today is that we are at the beginning of the end of this struggle perhaps. >> right. >> and that these cases are perhaps among the most historic that any of these justices will ever decide because they are defining right before our very eyes
some function up in new york and said that is he base. that is the base of the republican party. the uber wealthy. the coke brothers and all of those that fall in that upper echelon. they're getting a tax cut already with the president when he's given in and raised it to 400,000. the wealthy will pay the old rat rates on their first $400,000 of income. this whole thing of millionaires is absurd. and the president went far enough to 400,000. the idea was that the wealthy should sacrifice, too. the people who depend on government services would have sacrificed through the sequester. but the people who benefitted the most, the wealthy, should pay something. when you get into 400,000, you're talking about the wealthy. >> governor rendell, the repercussions are already apparent when you see dow jones closed down near 121 points today after the plan b failure. the ramifications of this will only get worse if we go over the cliff. you have governed in pennsylvania. you have been known to sit people down and make deals and make people come together. can a deal be made here? can this be
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